Heavy snowfall in New Brunswick – Thousands lose power

10 Apr 2020 – The Acadian Peninsula is under a winter – as in WINTER – storm warning with heavy snowfall and high winds expected throughout the day.

The national weather service said the region can expect up to 30 cm (1 ft) of snow along with wind gusts up to 90 km/h.

As the snowstorm hit the province Friday morning, NB Power reported more than 5,200 outages, mostly in the southern part with the largest outage in the Moncton region.

As of 7 a.m., there are more than 1,900 without power in Moncton, Dieppe and Riverview. In the Kennebecasis Valley and Fundy region, 1,100 are without power and more than 1,000 have no power in Central York Sunbury region.

Other outages are in Charlotte County, Carleton, Sackville and Port Elgin. There is a small outage in the Miramichi area.

Highways across the province are snow covered.


Thanks to Argiris Diamantis for these links

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